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#COPD

# copd - Friday 20 March, 2020

People with asthma and COPD assured there's no need to stockpile medicine
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

People with asthma and COPD assured there's no need to stockpile medicine

Mar 20th 2020, 8:14 AM 21,745 Views 37 Comments

The Asthma Society also advised against people acting on misinformation being spread on social media.

# copd - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Asthma Society of Ireland 'inundated with calls' from people with existing respiratory illnesses
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Asthma Society of Ireland 'inundated with calls' from people with existing respiratory illnesses

Mar 14th 2020, 7:11 PM 52,341 Views 29 Comments

The charity’s CEO has warned that people with asthma would experience more severe symptoms if they contract Covid-19.

# copd - Saturday 5 January, 2019

New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications
# Breathing Problems
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# Breathing Problems

New tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death or serious complications

Jan 5th 2019, 8:30 PM 33,411 Views 16 Comments

About 500,000 people in Ireland have COPD, but half of them likely do not know they have the condition.

# copd - Sunday 11 November, 2018

500,000 people in Ireland have this condition, but half don't even realise
# COPD
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# COPD

500,000 people in Ireland have this condition, but half don't even realise

Nov 11th 2018, 11:30 AM 113,152 Views 14 Comments

COPD, more commonly known as bronchitis or emphysema, is primarily caused by smoking.

# copd - Thursday 26 April, 2018

250,000 Irish people aren't being diagnosed with fatal disease that can be managed if caught early
# COPD
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# COPD

250,000 Irish people aren't being diagnosed with fatal disease that can be managed if caught early

Apr 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 32,425 Views 29 Comments

Ireland has the highest rate of hospitalisation for COPD in the OECD, almost double the OECD average.

# copd - Sunday 8 April, 2018

75% of chronic pulmonary disease cases linked to childhood illnesses and parental smoking
# Lancet
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# Lancet

75% of chronic pulmonary disease cases linked to childhood illnesses and parental smoking

Apr 8th 2018, 10:30 AM 32,034 Views 15 Comments

The findings were published in The Lancet journal this week.

# copd - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'We wouldn't be here without it': HSE will not fund life-saving lung disease drug
# Alpha-1
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# Alpha-1

'We wouldn't be here without it': HSE will not fund life-saving lung disease drug

Aug 9th 2017, 4:17 PM 12,630 Views 31 Comments

21 Alpha-1 patients in Ireland have been receiving Respreeza up until now through a compassionate use programme.

# copd - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I'm living proof it works': Patients with severe lung condition call for access to 'life-changing' drug
# Alpha-1
From TheJournal.ie
# Alpha-1

'I'm living proof it works': Patients with severe lung condition call for access to 'life-changing' drug

May 4th 2017, 6:00 AM 14,605 Views 7 Comments

People are set to lose access to Respreeza at the end of the month.

# copd - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about
# Save Your Breath
From TheJournal.ie
# Save Your Breath

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about

Nov 14th 2015, 11:15 AM 32,481 Views 38 Comments

“My first instinct was ‘Oh my god, I’m going to die.’”

# copd - Monday 24 November, 2014

"It takes a long time to accept it, especially when you've caused it yourself"
# Smoking
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# Smoking

"It takes a long time to accept it, especially when you've caused it yourself"

Nov 24th 2014, 6:45 AM 12,901 Views 24 Comments

“I hold my hands up, smoking was a big factor for me.”

# copd - Thursday 23 January, 2014

This woman had to give up her job, swimming and going to the salon...because of smoking
# Thank You For Not Smoking
From TheJournal.ie
# Thank You For Not Smoking

This woman had to give up her job, swimming and going to the salon...because of smoking

Jan 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 37,400 Views 74 Comments

Paula Newman and two other smokers with lung cancer, heart problems and COPD urge kids to not smoke in three short video messages.

# copd - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Irish scientists find potential new treatment for smoking-related diseases
# Lung Disease
From TheJournal.ie
# Lung Disease

Irish scientists find potential new treatment for smoking-related diseases

Feb 21st 2012, 3:20 PM 3,518 Views 10 Comments

The new approach could help save patients with conditions often associated with long-term smoking.